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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 158–180.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Spectacle of Intimacy: A Public Life for the Victorian Family . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000 . Chattman , Lauren . “Diagnosing the Domestic Woman in The Woman in White and Dora.” Eroticism and Containment: Notes from the Flood Plain . Ed. Carol Siegel and Ann Kibbey. New York: New York UP...
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 5. Susan Meiselas, Monimbo Woman Carrying Her Dead Husband Home to Be Buried in Their Backyard, 1979. © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos Figure 5. Susan Meiselas, Monimbo Woman Carrying Her Dead Husband Home to Be Buried in Their Backyard, 1979. © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 5a. Woman's pockets. England, 1753. Wool, cotton, silk, linen, 13 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (34.93 × 20.96 cm.). Museum no. M.67.8.90a–b (Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest). Los Angeles County Museum of Art < www.lacma.org > Figure 5a. Woman's pockets. England, 1753. Wool, cotton, silk, linen, 13 More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 5b. Detail of woman's pockets. Photograph by the author Figure 5b. Detail of woman's pockets. Photograph by the author More
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... legal authority within a domestic framework. However, Oliphant's ambivalence regarding both the sensation novel and the writing woman impels her to create a “sanitized” sensational plot capable of accommodating her sense of propriety as well as her understanding of women's legal and social limitations...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... virtuality that is increasingly steeped in the visual: Manuel Puig's El beso de la mujer araña ( The Kiss of the Spider Woman ) (1976), Alberto Fuguet's Las películas de mi vida ( The Movies of My Life ) (2003), and Rita Indiana Hernández's La estrategia de Chochueca ( The Strategy of Chochueca ) (1999...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... achieve in their writing. On the other hand, the novel consistently subordinates African culture to the psychological drama of Henderson's (and perhaps “America's”) midlife crisis. I turn to a reading of Bessie Head's 1965 story “The Woman from America,” in which the friendship between Head's Botswanan...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and a female position, which is also doubled” (3). This doubled position consists of the poor woman, who comes to represent the virtuous choice and the distribution of wealth through exogamy, and the rich woman, whose vulgar- ity and “engrossment” (a term that describes her propensity to hoard...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., 1995 . 259 –95. McNay , Lois . Foucault and Feminism: Power, Gender and the Self . Cambridge: Polity P, 1992 . Plato. The Dialogues of Plato . Trans. B. Jowett 3rd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1892 . Vol. 1 . Schoeman , Karel . Olive Schreiner: A Woman in South Africa, 1855...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 May 1999
... costs and gains of that greater freedom can be hypothetically tested. She notes that there are four players in the rape scenario: the colonialist man and the na- tive woman, and the white woman and the black man. While this genre begins with the fa- miliar Orientalist harem fantasies of sighing...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... individuals. The changes in the depiction of the rich woman as we move from Pride and Prejudice to Mnnsfield Park to Emma show Austen wrestling with the ambivalences we find in Smith's writings: the sense that in a commercial culture the desire for wealth will be both beneficial and harmful and the...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Psychoanalytic Perspectives . Ed. Robert A. Glick and Donald I. Meyers Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic P, 1988 . 117 –38. Cronwright-Schreiner , Samuel . The Life of Olive Schreiner . London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1924 . Cunningham , Gail . The New Woman and the Victorian Novel . New York...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
... culture in which she lives. Blue eyes become the object a for Pecola, as the New Look in fashion becomes the object a for the impoverished working class mother in Carolyn Kay Steedman's Landscape for a Good Woman. As the mother continually longs for the New Look which she is unable to achieve...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... black woman wearing a pink pussy hat. This particular image provokes questions in relation to Ngai's argument about the way in which the aesthetic of the cute instances “art [that] has the capacity not only to reflect and mystify power but also to reflect on and make use of powerlessness” ( 109 ). But...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Reform of Colonial Sinvery (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006), pp. 240, cloth, $39.95. Carolyn Vellenga Berman's comparative study of the Creole woman in late eighteenth- century and nineteenth-century domestic fiction makes an important contribution to trans- atlantic studies and studies in the...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2010
... prepared for that volume, “The Female Woman: Fanny Fern and the Forms of Sentiment,” contains the earliest formulations of the female complaint as voiced by the extraordinary newspaper columnist and novelist Fanny Fern. Looking back over twenty years from the appearance of that essay to the...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... luster of poetry.” — Los Angeles Times , October 8, 1993 On or about October 7, 1993, Toni Morrison, born Chloe Ardelia Wofford in the small steel town of Lorain, Ohio, became at once the first African American and the first black woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. (“Toni” comes from...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Class.” Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Optimist Reformer . Ed. Jill Rudd and Val Gough. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1999 . 16 –44. Gilbert , Sandra , and Susan Gubar. “Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorship.” The Madwoman in the Attic...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
... mutual sympathy between husband and wife, provided every safeguard a woman needed to mitigate her absence of rights under the law of coverture, the legal absorption of her person into that of her husband. The proper power of wives, it was claimed, rested in their moral influ- ence over husbands...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2000
..." might join, for example, Henry James's "professionally detached plan to capitalize on female sen- sibility" with Dorothy Richardson's "utopian vision of woman as an enigma who disrupts the mechanical time of conventional, masculine fiction" (1, 1-2)? And what might either have to do with...